Berkeley.edu - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
51% 
Page structure
95% 
Link structure
60% 
Server
29% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.05 s
File size
49.10 kB
Words
474
Media files
14
Number of links
39 internal / 50 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

  • Improve the page response time.Very important!
  • Try to reduce the number of used JavaScript files.Very important!
  • Add a meta description.Important!
  • The page title should fit better to the content of the page.Important!
  • Use good alternative descriptions (alt attributes) for your images.Important!
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Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Home | University of California, Berkeley
The length of the page title is perfect. (320 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
The meta description is empty.
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
No canonical link is specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
(Somewhat important)
There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
(Somewhat important)
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
(Somewhat important)
No parameters were found in the URL.
No session ID was found in the URL.
The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
Charset encoding
(Somewhat important)
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

NameValue
viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1.0
descriptionEmpty
authorEmpty
langen
X-UA-CompatibleIE=Edge
charsetutf-8

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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
There are only 474 words on this page. Good pages should have about 1,000 words of useful content.
20.9% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
7 paragraphs were found on this page.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 21.27 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This website loads 4 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 9 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
6 images have no alt attribute. The content of alt attributes is used by search engines.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
Ads
(Somewhat important)
No ads were found on this page.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

URLAlt attributeTitle
/images/uploads/logo-ucberkeley-white.pngUC Berkeley
/images/uploads/logo-ucberkeley.pngUC Berkeley
/images/uploads/about_mega.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/admissions_mega.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/academic_mega.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/research_mega.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/campuslife_mega.jpgNo alt attribute provided
...ds/2020/01/HermaHillKay-cropped750px.jpgBlack and white photo of a woman in front of a classroom of women
...ntent/uploads/2020/01/mark-twain-750.jpgBlack and white photo collage of a man wearing a bowtie and suit standing next to a woman sitting down and a page of a book
...ntent/uploads/2018/11/doudna_grey750.jpgHeadshot of Jennifer Doudna
...ds/2015/08/welcome-to-berkeley-video.jpgCal flag waving in the wind
...t/uploads/2020/01/Crowded-prison-750.jpgOverhead photo of a large area crowded with beds and tables and chairs and people.
...imeline_images/InternationalStudents.jpgNo alt attribute provided
/images/uploads/logo-ucberkeley-white.pngUniversity of California Berkeley

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
UC Berkeley UC Berkeley
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 UC Berkeley UC Berkeley
H2 3D cells
H2 #Discover Berkeley
H3 Information for...
H3 Information for... Duplicate text
H3 ‘On equal terms:' UC Berkeley celebrates 150 years since women were first admitted
H3 New library project explores Mark Twain's famous friendships
H3 Events
H3 Lecture: At the Movies Streaming, #MeToo, Oscars and More
H3 Film: Dune
H3 Lecture: Race for Profit How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership
H3 More events
H3 Jennifer Doudna awarded 2020 Wolf Prize in Medicine
H3 UC Berkeley top public and No. 4 best overall in U.S. News rankings
H3 Berkeley Talks: Paul Butler on how prison abolition would make us all safer
H3 1890s
H4 International students
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
3 links don't have an anchor text.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
All internal links don't have dynamic parameters.
There are too many external links (50) on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.berkeley.edu/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.berkeley.edu/studentsStudents
/faculty-staffFaculty & Staff
https://calparents.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Parents
https://alumni-friends.berkele...External Subdomain Alumni
https://www.berkeley.edu/mapMap
/directoryDirectory
https://bconnected.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain bConnected
https://news.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain News
https://www.berkeley.edu/IMG-ALT UC Berkeley
A-TITLE UC Berkeley
https://www.berkeley.edu/mapText duplicate Map
/directoryText duplicate Directory
http://bconnected.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate bConnected
http://news.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate News
https://www.berkeley.edu/aboutOverview
/about/bythenumbersBy the numbers
/about/history-discoveriesHistory & discoveries
/about/traditionsTraditions
/about/experience-berkeleyExperience Berkeley
http://visit.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Visit
/about/leadershipLeadership
/admissionsText duplicate Overview
http://admissions.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate
http://grad.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Graduate
http://financialaid.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Financial aid
http://registrar.berkeley.edu/...External Subdomain Tuition
http://extension.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain UC Berkeley Extension
http://summer.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Summer sessions
http://studyabroad.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Study abroad
/academicsText duplicate Overview
/academics/schools-collegesSchools & colleges
/atoz/deptDepartments & programs
http://guide.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Class schedule & courses
/academics/advising-tutoringAdvising & tutoring
http://vcresearch.berkeley.edu...External Subdomain Faculty profiles
http://guide.berkeley.edu/acad...External Subdomain Academic calendar
https://www.berkeley.edu/researchText duplicate Overview
http://vcresearch.berkeley.edu...External Subdomain Research programs
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Libraries
http://www.escholarship.org/uc...External Publications
/research/museumscollectionsMuseums & collections
http://research.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Undergraduate research
/campus-lifeText duplicate Overview
/campus-life/events-attractionsEvents & attractions
http://recsports.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Recreational Sports
http://calbears.com/External Cal Athletics
/campus-life/housing-diningHousing & dining
/campus-life/student-organizat...Student organizations
/campus-life/health-safetyHealth & safety
/campus-life/volunteeringVolunteering
https://www.berkeley.edu/studentsText duplicate Students
/faculty-staffText duplicate Faculty & Staff
https://calparents.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Parents
https://alumni-friends.berkele...External Subdomain Text duplicate Alumni
https://news.berkeley.edu/stor...External Subdomain 3D cells Merging old and new microscopy to look inside cells Photo courtesy of D. Hoffman et al./Science 2020
https://news.berkeley.edu/2020...External Subdomain ‘On equal terms:' UC Berkeley celebrates 150 years since women were first admitted
IMG-ALT Black and white photo of a woman in front of a classroom of women
https://news.berkeley.edu/2020...External Subdomain New library project explores Mark Twain's famous friendships
IMG-ALT Black and white photo collage of a man wearing a bowtie and suit standing next to a woman sitting down and a page of a book
http://events.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Events
http://events.berkeley.edu/?ev...External Subdomain Lecture: At the Movies Streaming, #MeToo, Oscars and More
http://events.berkeley.edu/?ev...External Subdomain Film: Dune
http://events.berkeley.edu/?ev...External Subdomain Lecture: Race for Profit How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership
http://events.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain More events
https://news.berkeley.edu/stor...External Subdomain Jennifer Doudna awarded 2020 Wolf Prize in Medicine
IMG-ALT Headshot of Jennifer Doudna
https://news.berkeley.edu/2019...External Subdomain UC Berkeley top public and No. 4 best overall in U.S. News rankings
IMG-ALT Cal flag waving in the wind
https://news.berkeley.edu/2020...External Subdomain Berkeley Talks: Paul Butler on how prison abolition would make us all safer
IMG-ALT Overhead photo of a large area crowded with beds and tables and chairs and people.
/about/history-discoveriesNo Text
/about/history-discoveriesNo Text
/about/history-discoveriesNo Text
https://www.berkeley.edu/IMG-ALT University of California Berkeley
http://www.facebook.com/UCBerk...New window External Facebook
A-TITLE Facebook
https://twitter.com/UCBerkeleyNew window External Twitter
A-TITLE Twitter
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External YouTube
A-TITLE Youtube
http://instagram.com/ucberkele...New window External Instagram
A-TITLE Instagram
https://medium.com/@UCBerkeleyNew window External Medium
A-TITLE Medium
http://visit.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Visit
/utility/jobsJobs
http://news.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate News
http://blogs.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Blog
http://events.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Events
https://give.berkeley.edu/?sc=...External Subdomain Give
http://library.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Text duplicate Libraries
http://www.calbears.com/External Text duplicate Cal Athletics
http://diversity.berkeley.edu/External Subdomain Equity, Inclusion & Diversity
http://vcue.berkeley.edu/commi...External Subdomain Accreditation
https://www.berkeley.edu/atozWebsites A-Z
/directoryText duplicate Directory
https://www.berkeley.edu/mapText duplicate Map
https://www.berkeley.edu/contactContact us
/privacy_policyPrivacy Policy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.berkeley.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The used PHP version is outdated and may be a security risk.
The web server version is sent within the HTTP header.
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time is slow (1.05 seconds). The response time should be less than 0.4 seconds. Slow websites are bad for search engine bots and also result in bad user experience.
This website loads 4 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 3 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (49 kB).

HTTP Response Header

NameValue
dateWed, 22 Jan 2020 06:01:14 GMT
content-typetext/html; charset=UTF-8
content-length10266
connectionkeep-alive
serverApache/2.4
x-powered-byPHP/5.4.16
varyAccept-Encoding,User-Agent
content-encodinggzip
cache-controlmax-age=300
expiresWed, 22 Jan 2020 06:06:14 GMT
x-frame-optionsdeny
content-security-policyframe-ancestors *.berkeley.edu berkeley.edu ;
statuscode200
http_versionHTTP/1.1

External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 225,604 referring domains.
This website has 58,002,401 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 140,607 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /directory/
Crawl-delay: 120

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
8,781

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

Most important keywords

Seobility found the following keywords. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
Berkeley74%Check
UC Berkeley62%Check
At Berkeley51%Check
Berkeley is51%Check
California Berkeley45%Check
university37%Check
new33%Check
Doudna30%Check
Lecture30%Check
Events30%Check

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